MEET THE WASTE WISE TEAM …
Adrian’s career has been within the waste management industry from the age of 18 , having had waste management within his family – his Grandfather being a refuse collector with the London Borough of Croydon up until the 1970’s. Adrian’s career started as the Waste Management Trainee for the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea in 1981 and has followed a path of working within both the public and private sectors. His specialisms are: Collection/Cleansing operations, Recycling systems, Composting design/Build/Operations, Education, training and assessment, HACCP planning, license applications, Waste Separation, composting verification
Qualified as an Ecologist, Judith fell into waste in 1988 when working for Test Valley BC as an Environmental Liaison Officer and continued for a number of years as Recycling Officer for Dorset County Council and Christchurch BC. After a few years working on environmental projects for BP and Foster Wheeler, she joined South West Regional Assessment Centre (SWRAC) as Centre Manager before moving to Waste Wise.
With a background in the waste metals industry, machinery operation and transportation, Sean is our expert in all things driving, be it Driver CPC, driving assessment or reversing assistant. He also has many years assessing waste and now construction qualifications as well as manual handling and Waste Smart.
Starting life as a geographer, Tessa started working for Dorset County Council’s Waste Regulation section in 1989 before moving to the Environment Agency in 1996, where she has gained many years of expertise providing advice and training on compliance, waste audits and operator competence.
As a chemist, Jessica has considerable practical expertise in all aspects of the waste sector since 1995 , in particular hazardous and clinical waste working for a wide range of companies and local authorities. Writing and delivering courses for Waste Wise, Jessica has extensive knowledge on environmental legislation and continuing competence covering all waste sites and provides CoTC cover and training.
After qualifying as a civil engineer, Peter has more than 25 years experience in waste, primarily through managing landfill sites for Wimpey Waste Management and Hemmings Waste Management Ltd. He’s particularly good at providing environmental, health and safety and commercial advice and CoTC cover and training, as well as due diligence and permits.
Mark qualified as a chemist in 1997 and started his career in waste with Shanks Waste Solutions gaining experience in hazardous and non-hazardous waste landfills, treatment plants and transfer stations before moving to Grundon in 2001 as part of a team specialising in hazardous, radioactive and clinical waste. He’s great at providing training and advice covering health and safety, environmental, operational, commercial, financial and compliance issues as well as CoTC cover and training.
Phil is a trained chemist with considerable experience in landfill sites, transfer stations and health and safety since 1990. He has worked for Wimpey Waste Ltd, Wimtech Environmental Ltd and CWM Environmental Ltd and specialises in health and safety advice and training including IOSH and CoTC cover and training.
Over the past 25 years, Matt has worked in a range of management and senior management posts and provided independent consultancy services and training to both Local Authority and private waste management companies including WAMITAB qualifications, IOSH and Driver CPC courses, risk assessments and compliance issues.
Working in the retail industry initially, Ian started his involvement in waste in 2000 with Aldi. After a stint working for Exxon Mobil/Esso in 2008 he started work for SWRAC as a waste management assessor and health and safety trainer covering IOSH and Occupational, Safety and Health qualifications.
Julie is a highly experienced health and safety expert with more than 15 years experience acquired through working with companies such as Hampshire Waste Services and Biffa Waste Services Ltd. She specialises in health and safety advice including IOSH training.
starting out as a chemist, Ian has more than 25 years experience in waste working with the likes of Shanks and McEwan & Malary Ltd. His thing is offering technical and health and safety advice as well as CoTC cover and training.
John has over 10 years’ experience in workplace training, including the delivery of waste and health and safety courses for the construction, waste management and recycling sectors. Once a fireman, he specializes in fire safety and first aid training.
Allan’s experience in waste and recycling (particularly plastics) spans over 30 years working for companies such as KSC Recycling and Greenway Polymers. As well as training and assessment, Allan specializes in providing consultancy services for new recycling projects, covering health & safety and optimisation of waste management.
Kim has been with Waste Wise since its inception, having previously worked for SWRAC for 12 years. She handles all aspects of the office administration, including the accounts, registering candidates and claiming their awards, preparing course paperwork and associated logistics.